Landforms of British Columbia

Cavu Mining Corp. Provides Overview on the Kitimat Copper-Gold Project

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 1:30pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 23, 2021) - CAVU Mining Corp. (CSE: CAVU) ("CAVU" or the "Company") is pleased to announce an overview on its Kitimat Copper-Gold Project ("Kitimat Project").

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 23, 2021) - CAVU Mining Corp. (CSE: CAVU) ("CAVU" or the "Company") is pleased to announce an overview on its Kitimat Copper-Gold Project ("Kitimat Project").
  • On December 7, 2020, CAVU entered into an option agreement with Pacific Empire Minerals Corp. (TSXV:PEMC) to earn up to a 100% interest in the 3,070-hectare, Kitimat Project located roughly 20km northwest of the port town of Kitimat, British Columbia.
  • Dr. Jaap Verbaas, CEO comments: "The Kitimat Property is an excellent asset for CAVU Mining corp. and its technical team.
  • CAVU Mining Corp. is currently focused on the exploration of its Kitimat Property in British Columbia.

GCT Investment Advances Capability at Vanterm Terminal with Two Modern Ship-to-Shore Cranes in the Burrard Inlet

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 4:13pm

Vancouver, B.C., Nov. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On November 27, 2020, GCT Global Container Terminals Inc. accepted the delivery of two modern 14,000 TEU capable ship-to-shore cranes at GCT Vanterm in Burrard Inlet in the Vancouver Harbour.

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, B.C., Nov. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On November 27, 2020, GCT Global Container Terminals Inc. accepted the delivery of two modern 14,000 TEU capable ship-to-shore cranes at GCT Vanterm in Burrard Inlet in the Vancouver Harbour.
  • After travelling roughly 9,200 km or 5,000 nautical miles from Shanghai, the two cranes passed safely under the Lions Gate Bridge earlier this week and arrived at GCT Vanterm.
  • This advancement is part of GCTs previously announced $160-million-dollar private sector investment to modernize and densify operations at GCT Vanterm.
  • On the West Coast, GCT Canada operates two gateway terminals: GCT Vanterm and GCT Deltaport in Vancouver and Delta, BC.

Sales volumes remain exceptional in the Fraser Valley

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 4:00pm

SURREY, British Columbia, Nov. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ongoing demand for Fraser Valley real estate saw overall sales reach the highest point for the month of October in the Boards history.

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  • SURREY, British Columbia, Nov. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ongoing demand for Fraser Valley real estate saw overall sales reach the highest point for the month of October in the Boards history.
  • This is the fourth consecutive month of record-breaking or near-record activity for sales and new listings in the region.
  • The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 2,370 sales of all property types on its Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in October, an increase of 48.9 per cent compared to the 1,592 sales in October of last year, and an 6.2 per cent increase month-over-month compared to the 2,231 sales in September.
  • For the Fraser Valley region, the average number of days to sell an apartment in October was 36 days, and 27 days for townhomes.

Former Matsqui-Sumas-Abbotsford Hospital Lands Returned to Matsqui First Nation

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 5:39pm

S'OLH TEMEXW and ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia, Oct. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Matsqui First Nation (Matsqui) announced today that the former Matsqui-Sumas-Abbotsford Hospital lands located at 2179 McCallum Road, Abbotsford, B.C.

Key Points: 
  • S'OLH TEMEXW and ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia, Oct. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Matsqui First Nation (Matsqui) announced today that the former Matsqui-Sumas-Abbotsford Hospital lands located at 2179 McCallum Road, Abbotsford, B.C.
  • (the Lands) were returned to Matsqui on October 22, 2020.
  • Matsquis core traditional territory extends along the Fraser River from Crescent Island to Sumas Mountain, and southward beyond the Canada-United States border.
  • Currently, Matsqui intends on developing a mixed-use project on the Lands that will include rental housing, commercial, and institutional uses, though Matsqui remain open to discussions with Fraser Health Authority to locate a future healthcare facility on the Lands.

The Government of Canada and the Haida Nation announce Voluntary Protection Zone trial on west coast of Haida Gwaii

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 6:34pm

The Voluntary Protection Zone is part of the Proactive Vessel Management initiative under Canada's Oceans Protection Plan.

Key Points: 
  • The Voluntary Protection Zone is part of the Proactive Vessel Management initiative under Canada's Oceans Protection Plan.
  • The trial is the result of a partnership between the Government of Canada and the Haida Nation, and in significant collaboration with Canadian and US shipping industry associations.
  • This Voluntary Protection Zone for shipping trial is an innovative, industry-supported initiative that will help safeguard the ecologically important area around Haida Gwaii.
  • This Voluntary Protection Zone supports realization of commitments made by Canada and the Council of Haida Nation in the Gwaii Haanas Gina 'Waadluxan KilGuhlGa Land-Sea-People Management Plan.

Ascent360 To Enable Smart Segmentation At Grouse Mountain

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 6:26pm

Grouse Mountain is a four season resort located 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada.

Key Points: 
  • Grouse Mountain is a four season resort located 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada.
  • However, Grouse Mountain was managing most of the information from each disconnected system using manual methods, taking valuable time and making meaningful customer insights nearly impossible.
  • "The Ascent360 CDP creates a single source of truth, which will enable Grouse Mountain to both communicate in an authentic way with each guest and deliver content at scale," says Buelter.
  • Grouse Mountain is the number one visitor attraction in the Lower Mainland, with 1.3 million annual visitors.

Every British Columbian community with 1,000 residents or more now enjoys TELUS’ lightning-fast wireless service

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 2:30pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TELUS is celebrating the significant milestone of bringing wireless connectivity to every community in British Columbia with a population of 1,000 people or more.

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TELUS is celebrating the significant milestone of bringing wireless connectivity to every community in British Columbia with a population of 1,000 people or more.
  • This milestone was reached after TELUS brought wireless service to the communities of Gold River on Vancouver Island, and Ahousaht off the coast of Tofino.
  • TELUS is committed to continuing to connect communities with smaller populations, including the communities of Port Clements, Hazelton, and New Denver that are all served by TELUS wireless sites.
  • TELUS has committed to invest $4.7 billion throughout British Columbia between 2017 and 2020, at no cost to taxpayers.

Whistle! -- First Ride Hailing Company in British Columbia

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 9:00am

TOFINO, British Columbia, Dec. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --With today's announcement by the Passenger Transportation Board, Whistle is the first ride hailing company in BC to be licensed for operation.

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  • TOFINO, British Columbia, Dec. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --With today's announcement by the Passenger Transportation Board, Whistle is the first ride hailing company in BC to be licensed for operation.
  • Operations will expand over the year into the neighbouring communities of Ucluelet, Pemberton and Squamish.
  • I see ride-hailing as a new transportation alternative that will provide real solutions for Tofino, Whistler and their neighbouring communities."
  • Being the first ride-hailing company in British Columbia is both a big responsibility and a huge opportunity for a small, local company.

Propel Fuels Supplies Diesel HPR to Remote, off the Grid Kimsquit Bay Lodge in Project Skookum

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 3:45pm

Propel Fuels , a West Coast Energy company, has delivered the companys low carbon Diesel HPR to the remote Kimsquit Bay Lodge.

Key Points: 
  • Propel Fuels , a West Coast Energy company, has delivered the companys low carbon Diesel HPR to the remote Kimsquit Bay Lodge.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191106005426/en/
    Propel delivered the companys low carbon Diesel HPR to the remote Kimsquit Bay Lodge located on the legendary Dean River in coastal British Columbia, Canada.
  • The updates included replacing the lodges power generators and trucks with diesel-powered upgrades, all running on Diesel HPR.
  • Kicked off by The Skookum Project, Propel has launched the Propel Stories: Adventure Series stories about passionate adventurers and destinations.

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society: STRAIT OF GEORGIA HERRING IN STEEP DECLINE

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 6:19pm

The herring population in the Strait of Georgia has endured years of excessive quotas, based on overestimated biomass calculated using a post-industrial fishing baseline.

Key Points: 
  • The herring population in the Strait of Georgia has endured years of excessive quotas, based on overestimated biomass calculated using a post-industrial fishing baseline.
  • According to Victoria Postlethwaite, DFO's Regional Herring Officer, the 2019 quota was set based on a predicted return of 122,291 tonnes, but only 85,700 tonnes returned.
  • Herring once spawned throughout the Strait of Georgia and Johnstone Strait, but only one area of spawn remains, located between Qualicum Beach and Comox.
  • In their management approach, DFO does not address the severely reduced geographic range and historical abundance of herring in the Strait of Georgia.